Information for Parents about Virginia Beach VA Child Care

Selecting Local Virginia Beach Child Care Centers, Preschools and Daycare

Providers of child care in Virginia Beach VA encourage you to visit the preschool by scheduling a tour. Prepare a list of questions ahead of time and include items such as: philosophy and learning approach, classroom size, hours and schedules, admissions process, meals provided, parent participation requirements, daycare program information, fees and tuition. If the child care in Virginia Beach VA already has a 2-page profile with ChildCare Smiles then you will be able to review and print most of this information ahead of time, including preschool photos. This will then enable you to focus on the visual aspects, interactions with the Director and teachers, and general feelings about the daycare when you visit. An important consideration when visiting a Virginia Beach child care facility is to ensure that your child will be receiving a well-organized and challenging curriculum, a warm, safe and clean environment, and teachers who are experienced and ideally have long tenure. When you visit a Virginia Beach child care center don't forget to take your child with you and observe how he/she reacts in this new environment. Also, take the time to observe how the other children interact with each other and the teachers. A happy school is a healthy school for daycare children and staff at Virginia Beach daycare centers. Daycare facilities are noisy, high energy places and a typical day requires a child to be at 100% capacity. When children are not feeling well and struggling to keep up, the school environment can be overwhelming for them. For this reason, centers that provide child care in Virginia Beach VA will have guidelines for parents to follow in determining if a child is too sick for school. In the event that your child becomes ill, Virginia Beach childcare centers will require you or your designated emergency contacts to pick up your child within a specified time period e.g. 30 minutes. Although daycare centers in Virginia Beach VA recognize that picking up your child during the day may create a hardship, it is in the child's best interest. Virginia Beach daycare centers also recommend that if your child is ill, then please keep them home until they are no longer contagious and are able to actively participate at school, inside and out.
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Kid's Quest Child Development Center 
(757) 340-8293
857 Chimny Hill Shopping Centre, Virginia Beach, VA  23452
There are many ways a parent can search for child care in Virginia Beach including finding daycare centers or preschools that are close to work, school or home. Be sure to ask about parking at the center. ...
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Hope Lutheran Preschool 
(757) 424-4894
5350 Providence Road, Virginia Beach, VA  23464
As part of the enrollment process for your child, please ensure that you obtain a clearance from your child's physician. For Virginia Beach child care centers this will typically include disclosure of completed vaccinations, allergies and any conditions that will require special handling. ...
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Academy of Early Learning 
(757) 340-7228
3560 Chester Street, Virginia Beach, VA  23452
Some providers of child care in Virginia Beach require a minimum level of parent involvement including volunteering at activities or help with special events. This is often a great way to meet other parents as well as enrich your child's learning experience. ...
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Kids Konnection Learning Center 
(757) 519-9064
5441 Virginia Beach Boulevard, Virginia Beach, VA  23462
For low income families looking for child care in Virginia Beach there are government sponsored or subsidized programs available at some preschools and daycare facilities. You can check directly with the center or go to your State Government resources to find local providers. ...
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Messiah Lutheran Pre School 
(757) 498-4860
4136 Holland Road, Virginia Beach, VA  23452
When considering child care in Virginia Beach, the child to adult ratio is an important measure because it potentially impacts the level of individual attention your child will receive. Lower child to adult ratios are preferable. ...
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Bow Creek Presbyterian Preschool 
(757) 463-0818
315 South Rosemont Road, Virginia Beach, VA  23452
For low income families looking for child care in Virginia Beach there are government sponsored or subsidized programs available at some preschools and daycare facilities. You can check directly with the center or go to your State Government resources to find local providers. ...
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Atlantic Shores Christian School 
(757) 479-1125
1861 Kempsville Road, Virginia Beach, VA  23464
Childcare programs in Virginia Beach are designed to connect with each child on many levels. The foundation of a child's learning is not only preparation for kindergarten, but also for life. Many strive to balance a school program with age appropriate play, teacher support and environment. ...
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St Michael Preschool & Kindergarten 
(757) 689-2629
2208 Princess Anne Road, Virginia Beach, VA  23456
Many Virginia Beach child care and daycare centers provide after school age care options. These programs can be very beneficial for assisting children to complete their homework and have great social interaction as well as physical exercise activities. ...
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Wave Children's Learning Center 
(757) 962-9403
1000 N Great Neck Road, Virginia Beach, VA  23454
Many daycare and childcare providers in Virginia Beach provide opportunities for parents to participate in their little one's world by bringing the events of that daily world to the parents through ongoing communication, and through periodic opportunities to volunteer to help or attend a special event at the school. ...
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Sugar Plum 
(757) 422-4287
316 32nd Street, Virginia Beach, VA  23451
Virginia Beach child care providers often incorporate a daily learning approach and development plans that are carefully crafted to provide a safe environment for children to develop and learn through creative play, age appropriate lesson materials and teacher support and guidance. ...
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Calvary Baptist Day School 
(757) 499-4076
4832 Haygood Road, Virginia Beach, VA  23455
If you are a busy working parent, there are many local facilities that provide after school programs for school age children. These programs include help with homework, healthy snacks, indoor enrichment and physical activities. ...
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Charity United Methodist Church Preschool 
(757) 426-5264
4080 Charity Neck Road, Virginia Beach, VA  23457
Virginia Beach child care centers and preschools offer many different learning approaches and combinations for parents to consider including Montessori, Play Based, Developmental and Teacher Led, Waldorf, Structured Learning with Play, Reggio Emilia and Piaget. ...
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